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Nernst

 (nĕrnst), Walther Hermann 1864-1941.
German physicist and chemist. He won a 1920 Nobel Prize for his work in thermochemistry, particularly his proposal of the third law of thermodynamics (1906).
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Nernst

(German nɛrnst)
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(Biography) Walther Hermann (ˈvaltər ˈhɛrman). 1864–1941, German physical chemist who formulated the third law of thermodynamics: Nobel prize for chemistry 1920
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Nernst

(nɛərnst, nɜrnst; Germ. nɛrnst)

n. Walther Herman,
1864–1941, German physical chemist: Nobel prize 1920.
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The voltage is theoretically dependent on the logarithm of the ionic activity, according to the Nernst equation.
This is because the equilibrium potential, according to the Nernst equation, was calculated to be -83.4 mV for the potassium ion when [K.sup.+] concentration in aCSF ([[K.sup.+]].sub.o]) was 4.2 mM, whereas the same was calculated to be -25.4 mV when [K.sup.+] ion concentration was increased to 40 mM.
Las membranas construidas por triplicado fueron evaluadas durante un periodo minimo de diez dias, monitoreando la pendiente de la ecuacion de Nernst. La Tabla 1 presenta los resultados obtenidos de las pendientes promedios para la formacion de las membranas.
Der Chemienobelpreistrager des Jahres 1920, Walther Nernst, au[sz]ert sich 1921 (Jungk 1956, S.
A lista de ganhadores do Premio Nobel de Quimica tambem impressiona: van't Hoff (1901), Fischer (1902), von Baeyer (1905), Buchner (1907), Willstatter (1915), Haber (1918), Nernst (1920), Debye (1936), Butenandt (1939), Hahn (1944), Diels (1950).
We will now discuss Nernst Equation which plays a very important role in corrosion service.
The Nernst equation [DELTA]G[degrees] = -n[tau][epsilon][degrees] derived from the Gibbs-free energy, where n is the number of equivalents and [tau] is the Faraday constant (96,485 C/mol), was used.
Thus, the Nernst equation can be used to calculate the Eh of the reaction equation [63]
Increase in ionic strength resulting from salt addition causes two opposite effects on the extraction efficiency: (1) the physical properties of the Nernst diffusion film can change by the presence of dissolved salt in water, and consequently, the diffusion rate of the analyte into the drop can decrease [29]; (2) the salting-out effect can cause an increase in the extraction efficiency [30].
The potential difference is converted to hydrogen ion concentration using the Nernst equation.